Odisha: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

EK Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Webinar on ‘Maharshtra Weaves and Odisha Textiles’ held

The Press Information Bureau held a webinar in order to recognize the incredible journey of the handlooms and weavers in the country, especially about the weaves of Maharashtra and the Textiles of Odisha. India Tourism, Mumbai has collaborated with the PIB Mumbai in this project. What happened in the Webinar? This session focused on different ..

Odisha Extends Retirement Age of Medical Officers

The Government of Odisha has decided to extend the retirement age of the medical officers employed under the Odisha Medical and Health Services Cadre and Allopathic Insurance Medical Officers under Labour and Employees’ State Insurance Department. The same has been increased to 65 years from the existing age of 62 years. This comes in the ..

Madhu Babu Pension Scheme to be extended to Transgenders in Odisha

The Odisha Government has decided to include the transgender community as well within the ambit of Madhu Babu Pension Yojana that is aimed at providing pension to destitute elderly persons, differently-abled persons and widows in the state. The Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has notified the same on July 16. ..

Rs 795 Cr Sanctioned by NABARD for Re-Construction of Infra in West Bengal

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to sanction Rs 795 Crores for the re-construction of infrastructure in West Bengal, necessitated due to the recent devastation of the recent cyclone, Amphan. The State Government requested for Rs 1028 Crores from NABARD for this work as part of the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund ..

COVID Plasma Bank Opened in Odisha

Odisha government has inaugurated its first-ever plasma bank in order to treat the COVID 19 patients in the state. The plasma bank has been opened at SCB Medical College in Cuttack. With this, Odisha becomes the third state in the country after Delhi and Maharashtra to start a plasma bank to treat the COVID 19 ..